If you’re looking at building a home, chances are your builder may have presented you with a ‘built to lock-up’ or a ‘complete package’ option… these options are very different, but let us explain…
When making a huge step such as building a home, it is important that you are very clear on everything your builder is offering. A ‘built to lockup’ home is essentially a shell comprising sheet flooring, exterior walls, windows, and a roof. The ‘lockup’ definition means the dwelling is safe from the elements and secure from the outside.
One thing to be especially mindful of when purchasing a home at this stage is that it can seem initially a great price but bear in mind there is still a lot to complete on the home to make it liveable – you will have all your plumbing, electrical to run, plaster etc. …the list goes on.
The obvious benefits of purchasing your home to ‘lockup’ are –
Some negatives of the building process are –
Tasbuilt are happy to complete your home to this stage if that's what you’re after, and it can be a very rewarding project for someone with a hands-on approach and time on their side.
A standard list of inclusions in a Tasbuilt ‘built to lockup’ home are –
Tasbuilt takes care of the entire project from council application through to connecting the services—all under one fixed contract price.
Our experienced team will work with you to design a customised home that represents your individual taste and requirements.
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